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10 UK Movie Mansions You Can Visit

10 UK Movie Mansions You Can Visit June 19, 2012 | Featured | Read More
You know all those massive, opulent mansions you catch glimpses of in TV shows and movies? Surprisingly, many of them are actually real! Historic mansions in the UK are used in hundreds of films and shows – can you recognize where you’ve seen them? 1. Chatsworth House – North Derbyshire Image:...

Famous Twilight Inn Catches Fire, Portland Vampires Celebrate

Famous Twilight Inn Catches Fire, Portland Vampires Celebrate July 18, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Twilight fans, you’re not gonna like this news: the View Point Inn in Portland, Oregon, where scenes from the movie were filmed, has been nearly destroyed due to a fire. The hotel is just 87 years old, but has been notoriously criticized for its crappy accommodations, including leaky roofs. The outbreak...

Twilight and Millennium Trilogy Tours, Anyone?

Twilight and Millennium Trilogy Tours, Anyone? December 20, 2010 | Kid-Friendly, Offbeat | Read More
Harry Potter.  Twilight Saga.  Millennium.  What do these three series have in common?  Nothing really, except for the capacity for a serious fan-addiction.  If you’re ever been a bit too engrossed in a book series, there are some options to extend the experience just a little bit longer.  Whether...

Director Kathryn Bigelow Faces South American Political Controversy With Latest Project

Director Kathryn Bigelow Faces South American Political Controversy With Latest Project May 13, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Travel News | Read More
Film Director Kathryn Bigelow, showed that she is stranger to the treatment of difficult cinematic subject in her 2009, Oscar-Winning Film about Iraq, ‘The Hurt Locker.’ Bigelow earned six Oscars for the film, along with otherwise respectable critical rapport. In 2009, she and screenwriter...

Travel Like a Local: Easter in Rome, All-American Roads in Florida, Perth Zoos Kick the Habit

Travel Like a Local: Easter in Rome, All-American Roads in Florida, Perth Zoos Kick the Habit April 2, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
As we wrapped up March, our Local Experts were busy across the globe finding Local tidbits and tips to help you make the most of the trip you’re going to take (or are dreaming to go on soon). Here are our Top 10 thoughts from our team of Local Experts around the world. Meaghan in San Diego “…...

Academy Awards: Best Picture Nominations on Location

Academy Awards: Best Picture Nominations on Location March 2, 2010 | Culture/History | Read More
It’s that time again: awards season! While the Golden Globes have come and gone, the top dog of all award shows, the Academy Awards, is right around the corner on March 7th. Movies nominated at the Academy Awards for best picture are the cream of the crop and the best of the best, and one thing all...

Prague as a Movie Set: Famous Filming Locations in the Czech Republic

Prague as a Movie Set: Famous Filming Locations in the Czech Republic October 16, 2009 | Prague | Read More
When you visit Prague, you’ll recognize the backdrop of many popular movies. Ron Perlman of Hellboy and Blade II, both of which were shot in Prague, credits the abandoned warehouses left behind by communist leaders. The fact that a castoff old factory building in Prague costs the studio significantly...

When Barney Is More Than a Dinosaur: Movie Slang

When Barney Is More Than a Dinosaur: Movie Slang October 14, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
Hollywood culture fascinates the entire world. We “average” folks just can’t seem to get enough of the people we see on the silver screen. But despite the fact that everyone knows when Brad and Angelina adopt a new kid, or one of the Olsen twins goes to Starbucks, few people know about...
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